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% Checked for proper operation with Octave Version 3.0.0
% Author : Krishna Pillai
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% Version : 1.0
% Date : 28th September 2008
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% Script for computing the SNR improvement in
% Rayleigh fading channel with Maximal Ratio Combining
clear
N = 10^3; % number of bits or symbols
% Transmitter
ip = rand(1,N)>0.5; % generating 0,1 with equal probability
s = 2*ip-1; % BPSK modulation 0 -> -1; 1 -> 0
nRx = [1:20];
Eb_N0_dB = [25]; % multiple Eb/N0 values
for jj = 1:length(nRx)
for ii = 1:length(Eb_N0_dB)
n = 1/sqrt(2)*[randn(nRx(jj),N) + j*randn(nRx(jj),N)]; % white gaussian noise, 0dB variance
h = 1/sqrt(2)*[randn(nRx(jj),N) + j*randn(nRx(jj),N)]; % Rayleigh channel
% Channel and noise Noise addition
sD = kron(ones(nRx(jj),1),s);%sD = 1;
y = h.*sD + 10^(-Eb_N0_dB(ii)/20)*n;
% maximal ratio combining
yHat = sum(conj(h).*y,1);
% effective SNR
EbN0EffSim(ii,jj) = mean(abs(yHat));
EbN0EffThoery(ii,jj) = nRx(jj);
end
end
close all
figure
plot(nRx,10*log10(EbN0EffThoery),'bd-','LineWidth',2);
hold on
plot(nRx,10*log10(EbN0EffSim),'mp-','LineWidth',2);
axis([1 20 0 16])
grid on
legend('theory', 'sim');
xlabel('Number of receive antenna');
ylabel('SNR gain, dB');
title('SNR improvement with Maximal Ratio Combining');